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What is the place of leisure in societies where people complain of 'over-work'? How do personal freedom and choice relate to the inequalities of class, gender, disability and ethnicity? This critical introduction to the field offers a systematic account of the meaning and structure of leisure today. The book: situates the student in the field. provides a comprehensive account of the leading approaches to leisure. explores the influence of class, race, gender, ethnicity, disability and age. discusses to role of the sate. examines leisure in the context of changing work relationships. locates le. Read more... COVER; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 -- WHAT IS THE LEISURE EXPERIENCE?; 2 -- SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL APPROACHES TO LEISURE; 3 -- PARTICIPATION AND CONSTRAINT -- CLASS AND GENDER; 4 -- PARTICIPATION AND CONSTRAINT -- ETHNICITY, DISABILITY AND AGE; 5 -- THE EMERGENCE OF AN INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR LEISURE; 6 -- THE UK'S CONTEMPORARY INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK FOR LEISURE; 7 -- THE LOCAL STATE AND LEISURE PROVISION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM; 8 -- WORK AND LEISURE -- POST-FORDISM AND THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK; 9 -- WORK AND LEISURE -- THE LEISURE SOCIETY, UNEMPLOYMENT AND POST-WORK
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Shaune Bagwell (née Shaune Stauffer) is an American born fashion model, beauty queen and actress. She was born November 18, 1973, and modeled for various fashion designers including, Gucci, Victoria's Secret, Christian Lacroix, Isaac Mizrahi, Calvin Klein, Richard Tyler, and Guess.
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